France 1815 to 2003


 
The Bourbon Restoration, 1814-30
 
 

 

 

 
 

Timeline

 
 

 

1815
June-September Ultraroyalist
forces institute a
'White Terror'
8 July King Louis XVIII enters Paris
14-21 August The ultraroyalists
sweep to victory in elections
20 November The treaty of Paris
returns France to pre-1790 frontiers

1816
September Louis dissolves the Chamber of
Deputies 8 December
Marshal Ney is executed for having
rallied to Napoleon

1819
November The moderate Decazes forms a new
government

1820
13 February Duc de Berry, Louis XVIII's nephew,
is assassinated by a Bonapartist

1821
5 May Napoleon dies on St Helena

1823
April France intervenes in Spain to restore Ferdinand
VII, who had been faced with liberal revolt

1824
February-March The Right wins elections
16 September Louis XVIII dies

1825
29 May Charles X crowned at Rheims

1827
April The Dey of Algiers strikes the French consul
with a flywhisk. The French blockade Algeria